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Archives for June 2017

Emily Popik

EMILY M. POPIK (nee Buehner) age 74, together again with her beloved husband for 53 years,  the late George P; loving mother of Phil (girlfriend Tammy Mullen), Cheri Rossi (husband Anthony), Greg (girlfriend Jennifer Corpora) and Gary (wife Lynda); devoted grandmother of Phillip and Amanda Popik, Morgan and Nicholas Rossi, and Vincent and Tarah Popik; cherished daughter of the late Ben and Emily Buehner (nee Marsey); dearest sister of Agnes Cromer (husband Bill), Dorothy Weslee (husband John Continue reading

Helen Shea

HELEN F. SHEA (nee Fox) age 99, beloved wife of the late Clarence; loving mother of Gerold (wife Barbara) and William; devoted grandmother of 9 and great-grandmother of 13; cherished daughter of the late Charles and Anna (nee Cradis) Fox; dearest sister of Richard Fox (wife Patricia), and the late Eli Fox, Stephen, William, Charles, Dorothy Debevec, and Edward Fox; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Helen was born July 13, 1917 and died June 29, 2017. She graduated from Euclid Shore High Continue reading

Andrej Zupancic

ANDREJ ZUPANCIC age 81, beloved husband for 58 years of Zofia (nee Anzicek); loving father of Andrea Tulloch (husband William) and Bernetta Zupancic; dear brother of Maria Sever of Slovenia and the late Luis. Andrej was a 15-year resident of Kirtland formerly of Euclid. He came to the USA from Slovenia in 1967. He graduated high school in Slovenia and worked as a machinist for over 20 years, working for Ciro Copper Co. for 3 years and IMO Industries for 22 years He received the most enjoyment Continue reading

Ante Kosta

Ante Kosta, 67, of Wickliffe, passed away on June 27, 2017. He was born June 13, 1950 in Preko, Croatia. Ante was a resident of Wickliffe for 38 years. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, sailing and bike riding. He was employed by GM for over 30 years and member of the UAW. He is survived by his loving wife, Marija (nee Kosec); his dear sons: Miro (Cristina) and Daniel (Elisabetta); his granddaughter: Sofia; his brothers: Vjekoslav and Ivan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sime and Continue reading

Paul Collister

PAUL E. COLLISTER age 58, beloved husband for 30 years of Kimberly (nee Specht); loving father of Paul E. Jr., Patrick and Paige; devoted grandfather of Leo; cherished son of Charles and Miriam (nee Haueisen); dearest brother of David (wife Judy), Jane, Lisa and Mark; treasured brother-in-law of Kathy and Tim Leciejewski, Karen and Phil Zannella and Karla and Ottaviano Rosada; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Army Veteran. Paul was born on June 15, 1959 and passed away on June 25, Continue reading

Donald Helmetz

Donald A. Helmetz, 83, of Wickliffe, passed away on June 27, 2017. He was born June 1, 1934 in Cleveland. Donald was a resident of Wickliffe for over 40 years. He enjoyed golfing with his friends twice a week and loved it! He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his grandchildren, Katie and Joey; his sisters: Dolores Speroff (Donald) and Cindy Shambley; his daughter-in-law, Pam; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Katherine (nee Continue reading

Fall Bereavement Series, 2017

Our Fall Bereavement series will begin on Wednesday, October 4th. This six-week bereavement series support group is for those working through the process of grief. It is open to all adults. Bereavement Series Dates: Wednesdays, October 4 – November 15 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm at DeJohn Funeral Homes & Crematory 28890 Chardon Road ~ Willoughby Hills, Oh If interested in learning more about our bereavement series and grief support, contact us at 440-516-5555.   "Skill, Continue reading

Brone Paulionis

BRONE PAULIONIS (nee Petruškevicius) age 86, beloved wife for 27 years to the late Ben Paulionis and for 22 years to the late Leo Kazenas; loving mother of Saule Narbutaitis (husband Marius) and Danius “Dyno” Kazenas; devoted grandmother of Aleksa Narbutaitis (fiancé Ryan Basiorka) and Cody Vadascio; cherished daughter of the late Juozas Petruskevicius and Salomeja (nee Maturlaityte); dearest sister of Stase Obelenis (husband Zenon deceased); dear aunt of Sylvia Mace (husband Ted), Laima Continue reading

George J. Orosz

GEORGE J. OROSZ age 93, beloved husband for 63 years of the late Mary Helen (nee Palmer); loving father of Charles (deceased) (wife Nancy), Constance Waggoner (husband David), Holly Quigley (husband Dennis), Thad (wife Kaye), Greg (wife Eileen) and Cynthia Dean (husband Terry); devoted grandfather of 18 and great-grandfather of 11; dearest brother of Elizabeth Paull, Sr. Mary Francel, SND and the late Stephen, Elmer and Andrew; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. WWII U.S. Army Continue reading